Description / Table of Contents:
Nonsurgical Hammertoe Treatment Options -- PIPJ Arthroplasty without Fixation -- PIPJ Interpositional Arthroplasty -- PIPJ Arthroplasty with Temporary Kirchner Wire Fixation -- PIPJ Arthrodesis, Peg and Hole -- PIPJ Arthrodesis via Buried Kirchner Wire -- PIPJ Arthrodesis with a 1 Component Metallic Implant -- PIPJ Arthrodesis with a 2 Component Metallic Implant -- PIPJ Arthrodesis with a Thermal Activated Metallic Implant -- PIPJ Arthrodesis with an Allograft Implant -- PIPJ Arthrodesis with a Bioabsorbable Implant -- Flexor Tendon Transfer -- Tenotomies -- MTP Joint: Soft Tissue Balancing (skin plasties and lengthenings, MTPJ release, extensor tendon lengthening, capsulotomy, capsulorraphy) -- MTP Joint: Plantar Plate Reconstruction via a Dorsal Approach -- MTP Joint: Plantar Plate Repair via a Plantar Approach -- Lesser Metatarsal Osteotomies: uniplanar, biplanar wedge osteotomies -- MTP Joint: Transverse Plane Correction via Collateral Ligament Repair -- MTP Joint Transverse Plane Correction via Metatarsal Osteotomy -- Crossover Toe Correction -- Congenital Overlapping Fifth Toe -- Flail Hammertoe Correction
Comprised exclusively of clinical cases demonstrating the various management strategies for hammertoes, this concise, practical casebook will provide foot and ankle surgeons with the best real-world strategies to properly treat these frequent deformities of the lower extremity and their complications. Beginning with a review of the relevant anatomy and biomechanics of the toe, each subsequent chapter includes case material with a unique clinical presentation, followed by a description of the diagnosis, assessment and management techniques used to treat it, as well as the case outcome, literature review and clinical pearls and pitfalls. Chapters included illustrate different surgical fixation techniques, including PIPJ arthroplasty and arthrodesis, tendon transfers and tenotomies, and osteotomies, as well as management strategies for complications. Pragmatic and reader-friendly, Hammertoes: A Case-Based Approach is an excellent resource for foot and ankle surgeons treating this common but frustrating condition
XIII, 419 p. 511 illus., 427 illus. in color. : online resource.